question (n.)
questioning, interrogation, examination
E3 III.iii.109[King Edward to King John, of Prince Edward's remarks] That needs no further question
MA V.iv.6[Leonato to Friar, of Margaret's action] against her will, as it appears / In the true course of all the question
MV IV.i.343.1[Shylock to Portia as Balthasar] I'll stay no longer question [or: conversation]
TNK V.iv.136[Theseus to gods] with you leave dispute / That are above our question [i.e. too high for mortals to question]
WT V.i.197[Lord to Leontes, of Camillo and the rustics] I spake with him; who now / Has these poor men in question
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